Lepidodactylus magnus BROWN & PARKER, 1977
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Lepidodactylus magnus?
|Higher Taxa||Gekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)|
|Common Names||E: Mountain Scaly-toed Gecko|
|Synonym||Lepidodactylus magnus BROWN & PARKER 1977|
Lepidodactylus magnus — KLUGE 1993
Lepidodactylus magnus — RÖSLER 2000: 91
|Distribution||Papua New Guinea (central highlands)|
Type locality: Kol Jim Valley Highlands, Papua New Guinea.
|Types||Holotype: MCZ 101504|
|Diagnosis||DIAGNOSIS. A large Lepidodactylus, snoutvent length about 50 to 70 mm for adults; digits long, moderately dilated, Gekko-like; distal two thirds or more of ventral surface bearing undivided scansors, though one to four subterminal ones may occasionally exhibit shallow notches; 12 to 13 scansors beneath fourth toe; 10 to 12 beneath first toe; toes webbed at base between first and second toes and about one-fourth between third and fourth toes; adult males with about 40 to 50 preanal and femoral pores, femoral series extending from base to near the distal end of thigh; sometimes disrupted within femoral series or between preanal and femoral series by one or a few scales; tail subcylindrical, without lateral flange or spines [from BROWN & PARKER 1977].|
|Comment||Group: Member of Lepidodactylus group I.|